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SCHROON LAKE | The 32nd-annual Schroon Lake Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration will include the 1st-annual Polar Plunge into the lake. more

Dec 7, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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SCHROON | Schroon Lake’s 32nd Annual Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9. more

Nov 25, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Hundreds of people will be simultaneously dashing into the waters of Lake George for a purpose other than proving their fortitude. more

Nov 12, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE —While the warmer than normal weather this month has prompted the cancellation of activities atop lake ice during the Lake George Winter Carnival, area residents and visitors have shrugged off the events’ absence and enjoyed the festival. more

Feb 22, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE — The 2017 edition of the Lake George Winter Carnival debuts this weekend — with almost all of its events on land rather than atop the lake ice. more

Feb 2, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Under sunny skies, more than 1,000 people crammed snow covered Shepard Park beach on Jan. 1, with 400 or so charging into the frigid waters of Lake George in several successive waves to celebrate the beginning of 2017. more

Jan 4, 2017 2:05 PM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — With a massive crowd of polar plungers gathering in Lake George for a frigid swim — and the many local taverns — the village has always been a prime destination for people who are seeking revelry on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. more

Dec 28, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Several other items approved and adopted during last week’s meeting more

Aug 3, 2016 11:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — A substantial crowd enjoyed the final edition of the 2016 Lake George Winter Carnival, which spanned four weekends in February and featured new family-focused activities. more

Mar 3, 2016 6:30 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Lake George Winter Carnival organizers aren’t panicking about the lack of ice on the lake, as nearly every event planned during the popular festival will still take place at alternative sites around the village. more

Feb 11, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Will the recent cold snap be enough for Winter Carnivals in the region to continue as planned? more

Jan 8, 2016 7:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — High temperatures and high spirits prevailed as about 1,200 people charged into the waters of Lake George in the annual New Years Day Polar Plunge. more

Jan 7, 2016 10:00 AM , The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Whether it’s a way to impress others of one’s bravery, win the heart of a sweetheart — or just have fun with friends, thousands of people annually turn out for the annual New Year’s Day polar plunge event in Lake George. more

Dec 24, 2015 7:30 AM The Sun

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